Health

What is Hypertension?

Once again we are working with Blood Pressure UK and getting our patients involved in their annual Know Your Numbers! campaign   This year’s theme: ‘Living well for longer’ – encourages people to have their blood pressure measured so they can take the necessary steps to maintain a healthy blood pressure and reduce their risk of debilitating strokes and heart attacks. With many of us living well into our 70s, 80s and 90s and with so much life to look forward to, these years need to be healthy and happy [...]

By |2019-09-26T15:08:54+01:0026th September 2019|Advice, Health|Comments Off on What is Hypertension?

The Best Pillows for Back and Neck Pain

  A good night's sleep is essential to our physical and mental wellbeing (check out our article of the importance of sleep for athletes here); immune system, growth, brain processing all happen while we sleep, no wonder we spend nearly a third of our lives in a sleep state.   Why do we use pillows? Whether you sleep on your back or on your side the purpose of the pillow is to fill the void between your body and your mattress so that your head and neck are supported and [...]

By |2019-09-26T14:47:17+01:0026th September 2019|Advice, Chiropractic, Health|Comments Off on The Best Pillows for Back and Neck Pain

Peak Sports Performance! Is Sleep the answer?!

Our Crossfit Chiropractor Tash explains why sleep is so important to sports performance and how the two are so closely linked. Sleep is more important than you think!  If you are fairly active, just like to keep fit, or a high level elite athlete, sleep is so important when it comes down to performance within a sport. Athletes who slept on average less than 8 hours per night were 1.7 times more likely to have had an injury compared with athletes who slept for 8 or more hours. A more [...]

By |2019-09-26T14:48:02+01:0025th September 2019|Advice, Health, Sport|Comments Off on Peak Sports Performance! Is Sleep the answer?!
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